Republic Journal

Leveraging Technology for Social Good

It is possible to change the world with one tweet, one post, or even one share. This may sound like a cliché but the reality is that the internet, social media and other forms of new technology have created the potential for us to amplify our individual voices to a virtually unlimited audience, making it entirely possible for a social good movement to be sparked by a single conversation.

Creating a Business-Friendly Environment

With the precipitous fall in energy revenue over the last four years, from $19 billion in fiscal 2013/14 to $2 billion in 2016/17, the theme of engendering sustainable growth in the domestic economy through diversification, has dominated the national conversation.

Emerging Technology Trends in Banking

Technological innovations in the financial sector are creating new ways for consumers to interact with banks and retailers alike. Despite all the buzz surrounding the disruptive impact of new technologies like blockchain, cloud computing and biometrics, many argue that advancements in the field of Artificial Intelligence (AI) stand to have the most significant and immediate impact on relationships and interactions between financial institutions and their customers.

Millennials in the Workplace

On a recent trip abroad, while I was relaxing in the departure lounge, I glanced around to find that most people were glued to electronic devices, hardly chatting, just watching that small screen. Twenty years ago, the scenario would’ve been so different.

Trade Facilitation Summit brings Regional and African businesses together

"I would like to start by saying a very special welcome to the delegates who have joined us today representing a wide range of industries from around the Caribbean including Guyana and Suriname and from Ghana."

The Diplomacy of Leadership

In recent times, the word ‘leadership’ has become synonymous with many a varied connotation. The global political climate is under intense scrutiny, fueled by an outpouring of almost daily breaking news from the United States. It’s impossible not to question how such headlines, and the subsequent responses from those in a position of power, can affect us on a psychological level.

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